UK XCSoar data files

 

 
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XCSoar (Click here for the latest version)

A Free Program which can be loaded onto PDAs and PNAs to provide moving airmaps, advise of airspace, and also shows Task information plus much more.

LK8000 (Click here for the latest version)

An off shoot of the XCSoar Program with a different Display

 

XCSoar and LK8000 are free programs which can be loaded on PDAs and some PNAs

Features are:-

PocketPC Gliding/Soaring computer. Airspace Warnings, Final Glide, Landing Points In Range, Unlimited Tasks, GPS and Vario inputs, Auto Wind Calculation, Topographical Map, Fully configurable polars and much more


To enable the programs to work there are files which require to be loaded

The files below are provided for download, they are not guaranteed to be the latest version of the files. It is the responsibility of the person downloading the files to check further.

UK airspace files (Click here to download) ASSELECT - select the various options you require and save in the OpenAir format
save into your XCSoarData folder or the LK8000 Airspace folder

UK Map Files for XCSoar (Click Here to download) save into your XCSoarData folder then rename the .zip extension to .xcm .load from the Config>Setup System menu in the Map Database pick the latest .xcm

UK Topology and Terrain Files for LK8000
(Click here to download UK1000.dem)
(Click here to download UK.lkm)rename the .zip extension to .lkm
save the UK1000.dem and UK.lkm in the LK8000 Maps folders

BGA Turnpoints Mar 2017 (Click here to download) save into your XCSoarData folder as a .dat file
BGA Turnpoints Mar 2017 (Click here to download) save in LK8000 Waypoint folder as a .cup file
[You can also save the .dat files in the LK8000 Waypoint Folder. The difference is in the search, the .dat file will search for Trigraph's where the .cup searches for names - the choice is yours {webmaster Dave}]

 

 

 

 
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